Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 695152

Sonora Skipper
Polites sonora

Observation date: July 07, 2006
Submitted by: pcastrovillo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In alpine meadow. Elevation approx 6500 ft. Adults attracted to thistle and pearly everlasting. Not sure how much of it was nectaring and how much was territorial perching behavior.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kent
Verified date: February 03, 2012
Coordinator notes: Stunning photo!
Checklist region(s): Valley County, Idaho, United States